MTV hops on the Project Runway bandwagon with an online fashion reality series that follows three "up and coming" fashion designers as they prepare to show their collections at MAGIC—the behemoth trade show in Las Vegas. But will the three designers live in a house and have their lives taped while they make skirts out of corn husks? Probably not. I'll wait for Project Runway. [WWD]
Alcohol Monitoring Ankle Bracelets are so in for Spring 2008. Just ask Karl Lagerfeld! [Fashion Week Daily]
Patricia Field calls Meryl Streep fat! Cat fight! During a panel discussion on costume design during The New Yorker Festival, Field discussed dressing Streep for The Devil Wears Prada. "I don't copy and document, it's too boring. Meryl Streep is a German,
big-boned, different woman. No way I was going to apply Anna Wintour's
look to Meryl Streep; it would have been a mess." [WWD]
Marc Jacobs and International Herald Tribune critic Suzy Menkes buried the hatchet at the Louis Vuitton show. Menkes, who wrote that she "wanted to strangle Marc Jacobs" with her bare hands after his tardy show in NYC, received a peace offering from Jacobs at the LV show—what looks like a t-shirt featuring a drawing of Menkes strangling Jacobs. [Fashion Week Daily]
How does a celebrity counter all those rumors that Popnography keeps spreading like a kid on a playground? They start their own blog! Here are 66 celebrities who hit the keys to spread their own gospel in true celebrity style. PR reps are so out this season.